STATEMENT/14/263  29-08-2014 - Statement by Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva on 3 million refugees fleeing Syrian crisis 
European Commission - European Commission Brussels, 29 August 2014 Statement Today the number of refugees from the Syrian crisis has passed a record 3 million people, according to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees. Reacting to the news, Kristalina Georgieva, the European Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response has made...
STATEMENT/14/238  19-08-2014 - Statement by EU Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva on World Humanitarian Day 2014 
European Commission - European Commission Brussels, 19 August 2014 Statement World Humanitarian Day is observed in memory of the victims of the attack on the United Nations' headquarters in Baghdad in 2003 which caused the deaths of 22 people, including the UN Special Representative in Iraq Sergio Vieira de Mello.
STATEMENT/14/230  17-07-2014 - Gaza: "We must build on humanitarian pause to save lives" 
European Commission - European Commission Statement Brussels, 17 July 2014 The European Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, Kristalina Georgieva, made the following statement: "Yet again in the Middle East the flames of violence have taken innocent civilian lives.
STATEMENT/14/226  15-07-2014 - UN Security Council Resolution on humanitarian access inside Syria "a step forward" 
European Commission - European Commission Statement Brussels, 15 July 2014 The European Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, Kristalina Georgieva, made the following statement: "I welcome Resolution 2165 on humanitarian access in Syria, which was unanimously adopted by the United Nations Security Council yesterday.
STATEMENT/14/203  20-06-2014 - World Refugee Day: time for solidarity 
European Commission - European Commission Statement Brussels, 20 June 2014 The European Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, Kristalina Georgieva, the European Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs and the European Commissioner for Home Affairs Cecilia Malmström made the following statement: "Every four seconds somewhere in the world a person is...
STATEMENT/14/198  18-06-2014 - SUDAN: Bombing of a hospital is unacceptable 
European Commission - European Commission Statement Brussels, 18 June 2014 The European Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, Kristalina Georgieva, made the following statement: "I am deeply disturbed by the bombing and partial destruction of a hospital during an aerial attack on the Sudanese village of Farandalla on 16th June.
STATEMENT/14/195  14-06-2014 - UKRAINE: All parties must protect civilians 
European Commission - European Commission Statement Brussels, 14 June 2014 The European Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, Kristalina Georgieva, made the following statement: "I am gravely concerned by recent developments in the eastern region of Ukraine, especially when innocent civilians, including women and children, are caught in crossfire and...
STATEMENT/14/192  12-06-2014 - IRAQ: Another humanitarian crisis in the Middle East 
European Commission - European Commission Statement Brussels, 12 June 2014 The European Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, Kristalina Georgieva, made the following statement: "A major humanitarian crisis is underway in Iraq as a result of fierce fighting between the Iraqi Security Forces and armed opposition groups, including the Islamic...
SPEECH/14/441  06-06-2014 - ''Post-Haiyan – A Way Forward'' 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Kristalina GEORGIEVA EU Commissioner for international cooperation, humanitarian aid and crisis response ASEM Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Manila, 5 June 2014 Dear President, Dear Foreign Affairs Secretary, Dear Defense Secretary, Senators, Your Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, I would like to start by...
SPEECH/14/427  04-06-2014 - Speech: How can we do better for the world's hungry: lessons learned from the EU-WFP partnership 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Kristalina GEORGIEVA EU Commissioner for international cooperation, humanitarian aid and crisis response Speech: Opening the Executive Board meeting of the World Food Programme Rome, 3 June 2014 It is a great honour to join you for today’s Executive Board meeting.